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Student Story: Pramuan

January 24, 2022

Posted in: Job Training & Education and Student Stories

“I want to tell anyone about Goodwill – that Goodwill help people.” – Pramuan.

Evergreen Goodwill has been a transformative piece of Pramuan’s life as he seeks to become a U.S. citizen after emigrating from Thailand. While participating in our Citizenship Test Preparation and ESOL classes, Pramuan had a vested interest in not only his own success but of his fellow classmates, too.  

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Employee Spotlight: Joseph

January 5, 2022

Posted in: Community and Self-Advocacy

“This company has helped me get into an apartment, and then helped me learn how to be a material handler, to a material handler lead, to a material handler supervisor.” – Joseph

Working at Goodwill provides much more than just a paycheck for many of our employees, but rather a second chance at life. Combining his perseverance with Goodwill’s network of support, Joseph has built a career, secured stable housing, achieved sobriety, and reunited with his daughter.

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Unique treasures to impress your next host or hostess

December 17, 2021

Posted in: Holidays and Shop

Looking to show your gathering host or hostess some appreciation this holiday season? Give them a gift that will not only impress but could also serve a dual purpose! From unique serving trays to charcuterie boards, cupcake stands, and much more – check out your local Goodwill for all kinds of holiday treasures.

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Holiday Tea Time by Goodwill

December 13, 2021

Posted in: DIY Projects, Holidays, and Shop

Get cozy this holiday season with a chic table setting that's perfect for hosting afternoon tea at your home – using treasures found at Goodwill! From teapots to tablecloths and holiday-themed bakeware, this tablescape came together in a flash and on a dime with a visit to one of our nonprofit thrift stores.

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Where are they now: Keone's Story

December 13, 2021

Posted in: Job Training & Education and Student Stories

“It just takes somebody to care, somebody to try, somebody to do what Goodwill is doing.”

A lot has changed for Keone since we last heard from him at the Glitter Gala fundraising event in 2017. He's continuing to push forward in his career as he and his wife raise their young child. Learn more about Keone's Goodwill journey and how it's transformed his life. 

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Holiday shopping: check out our largest inventory of new toys and games!

December 10, 2021

Posted in: Holidays and Shop

Your local Goodwill may be looking more like Santa’s workshop these days! We have dozens of BRAND NEW toys and games, as well as an assortment of everyday treasures – giving shoppers even more gift options this holiday season.

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Shopping Goodwill: From Ugly Christmas Sweater Looks to Unique Holiday Treasures

December 7, 2021

Posted in: Fashion, DIY Projects, and Holidays

Goodwill is your one-stop shop for making the holidays a little bit extra this year! Our nonprofit thrift store locations are the perfect place to find the next addition to your holiday wardrobe or unique treasures to help you create a one-of-a-kind tablescape. 

 

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Employee Spotlight: Tamera's Goodwill Journey

December 1, 2021

Posted in: Job Training & Education

“Find all the people who can support you, and support your dream, and cling to those people to help you grow.” – Tamera

Tamera, a resource navigator for Evergreen Goodwill's Fair Chance Pilot Program, has accomplished some major goals during her time with the organization. She's sharing her story in hopes of inspiring her fellow coworkers to continue to grow within the Goodwill family.

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Holiday Decor Inspiration

November 26, 2021

Posted in: DIY Projects and Holidays

Your local Evergreen Goodwill nonprofit thrift store has everything you need to make your holiday decor a little bit EXTRA! Check out how we used treasures found at Goodwill to create some extraordinary holiday-themed focal points. 

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Now hiring — The benefits of working at Goodwill

November 17, 2021

Posted in: Job Seeker Resources

Looking for work? We're hiring for several positions across Northwest Washington! Learn more about the benefits of working at Evergreen Goodwill and why you'll love working here. 

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